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New Year’s Eve Happenings in Long Lake, NY ADKS

Lots to do in Long Lake on New Year’s Eve. Little Bus 518-524-3106
 
Plenty of dining options for those looking for a special night out with friends, family or a romantic New Year’s Eve Date. 
 
The Long View Lodge, The Adirondack Hotel and the Long Lake Diner are offering delicious dinners with menus boasting seafood, prime rib, champagne toasts, crab legs and so much more. 
 
 
Long View Lodge 
 
Adirondack Hotel New Years Eve Menu on Facebook 
 
Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub Menu
 
If it’s dancing you are looking for we’ve got that too!
 
The Long View Lodge will have DJ Glen LaBlanc spinning tunes and the Adirondack Hotel will have Eric Peter strumming classic rock ‘n roll favorites. 
 
If the kids are looking for some fun, layer up and head out to Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena with sledding and skating.  There will be a free pizza party happening until all the food runs out.  Hours are 1pm – 5pm, 6pm – 10pm. 
 
And of course, the long standing tradition continues, the New Year’s Eve Little Bus will be on the road starting at 5pm.  Leave the car at home and leave the driving to Bruce.  Please call 518-524-3106 for the Little Bus. Phone will be on starting at 5pm.  The phone doesn’t have voice mail either, so just call until you reach Nadine, our friendly dispatcher. 
 
Happy New Year’s Everyone! 

Long Lake Bus 518-524-3106

New Years Weekend is Here!

It’s snowing, it’s snowing! Winter has arrived!

Long Lake and Raquette Lake boasting over 70 miles of snowmobile trails. Conditions are good in Raquette Lake. Long Lake has opened and reports fair conditions. All trails have been cleared of debris, but use caution, wind and blowing snow tend to invite hidden hazards in the trail. Call 624.3077 if you see any!

Snowmobiliers on Uncas Road in Raquette Lake

Snowmobiliers on Uncas Road in Raquette Lake

For updated trail conditions check out this link.

For Long Lake Raquette Lake Trail Conditions Bookmark this page. It is updated as trail conditions change. Long Lake Raquette Lake Snowmobile Trail Conditions

Other goings on in Long Lake and Raquette Lake for December 30th – Jan 2nd.

Long Lake Geiger Ice Skating Rink is open daily from 1pm – 5pm, 6pm – 10pm. Offers free ice skating and sledding hill and warm up shack. 6 Pavilion Way, Long Lake, NY 12847 518.624.3031

NEW YEARS EVE

Celebrate New Years Eve in Long Lake NY!

Celebrate New Years Eve in Long Lake NY!

Adirondack Hotel & Long Lake Diner both offering delicious meal options.

Long Lake Diner New Years Eve Menu

Long Lake Diner New Years Eve Menu

Adirondack Hotel New Years Eve Menu

Adirondack Hotel New Years Eve Menu

Look for Nelson Rock to be performing at the Adirondack Hotel! It’s a footstomping good time. Danceable, classic and fun!

Long Lake Little Bus is Running. Program your phone 518.323.5001. Free Transportation within the Town of Long Lake

Ice Fishing is on! Hoss’s Country Corner has LIVE BAIT!

Searching for a unique weekend destination by snowmobile or car? Check out Raquette Lake Navigation Winter Boat – now open!

X-C Ski fanatic? Check out rentals at the Adk Trading Post.

Looking from some craft brew? Stop in at the Adirondack Growl & Grub located behind Hoss’s. Offering great subs, salads and a fine selection of brew and cider. Growlers to go too!

Looking for Gas? There’s one game in town Stewart’s Shops intersection of Route 30 & 28N.

Lodging Available at the
Adirondack Hotel 518.624.4700
Shamrock Motel & Cottages 518.624.3861

Long Lake on WTEN News!

The Town of Long Lake NY Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department extends a huge thank you to Steve Caporizzo for featuring us on the News 10 ABC WTEN on Tuesday, December 22nd. The weather this year has been warmer than usual, but not to fear, it rained so much on Christmas Eve last year all our accumlation had disappeared, so don’t give up on our winter activities! We’re here and ready to kick it up.

We start off with New Years Eve, Free Transportation to our local establishments and parties from anywhere in town. Yes, free transport. Just call 518-323-5001 and Cindy and Diane will get you to where you need to be. It’s an all ages shuttle. Kids are invited to a New Years Eve Pizza Party at the Geiger Arena. Bobby Helms is our Ice Rink Attendant this year, and he’ll have games, Wii, movies, and pizza (yes, all free) for the kids! If it’s cold enough they can watch him start making ice. The Geiger Pizza Night is from 6pm – 10pm and the Little Bus will get the kids to and from so Mom and Dad can relax.

Christmas Display in Long Lake, NY December 2014.  What a difference a year makes.

Christmas Display in Long Lake, NY December 2014. What a difference a year makes.

Mid-December 2015. Christmas Display in Long Lake, NY.

Mid-December 2015. Christmas Display in Long Lake, NY.

The Feelin’ Long Lakey Polar Plunge to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project happens on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 at 1pm. Registration Forms found here. Location: Long Lake Town Beach. Awards and Live Music at 2pm, Adirondack Hotel (right across the street)

We hope you join us!

Have a great holiday season. Here are the photos featured from Steve Caporizzo’s WTEN New 10 report tonight. Thanks!

From my family to yours!
Have a safe Holiday season! Come see us!
Alexandra Roalsvig and the whole Team at Long Lake Parks and Recreation
Cindy Black, Steph Hample, Erik Arsenault, Wayne Kavanaugh, Steven Laprairie and Bobby Helms.

New Years Eve Planning Tools Long Lake Style in the ADK

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Long Lake has it going on for New Years. Dining options galore with high end choices. It will be a fantas-smic-gourmet experience. (yah, our skilled office staff invented that word.. well we think we did.. ok it was me and Bobby)

With a variety of choices from filet mignon, lobster tails, scallops, vegetarian options, desserts, speciality drinks. It would be cool if you snapped a photo and posted it instagram, #mylonglake would be great! Thanks in advance! Make your choice and reserve today. Look for The Cellar Restaurant and Pub, The Adirondack Hotel and the Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub.

Here are some highlighted reviews of our local places.

The Cellar Restaurant and Pub: Every time we eat at The Cellar it just keeps getting better! We came here twice during our recent stay at Long Lake. We are so happy we found this place. Our children loved it. Service was excellent and the food is very good.

The Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub: Great place for good food. Locally owned and operated restaurant and you won’t be disappointed. View is great too! Great food with generous portions. Service was excellent. Owners, Jim and Paula, know how to put on a great spread!

Adirondack Hotel: Felt welcome among the regulars. We enjoyed the food and excellent service. The menu options are always interesting. The dinner is always outstanding along with tasty and unusual appetizers. Don’t miss the gift shop.

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Long Lake Diner Menu

Did someone say free bikey taxi? No, we don’t have those, but we do have the Little Bus. Visitors, and residents have rated their Little Bus experience 5-stars! My most recent, favorite Little Bus memory was meeting a group of Canadian travelers, spending the holiday in Long Lake. They were adventurous and pulled over on their travels throughout the area and decided to make it their New Years Eve destination, not knowing one thing about our community. The group of them, including children were keeping their eye on the bus. Folks were coming and going in large groups, and pairs. The bus would leave and return a few minutes later with new guests and sometimes some of the same people that just left.

Long Lake Little Bus provides free transportation on New Years Eve. 518.323.5001  This will be this new busses 1st time out on New Years Eve.  Let's give it a warm welcome.

Long Lake Little Bus provides free transportation on New Years Eve. 518.323.5001 This will be this new busses 1st time out on New Years Eve. Let’s give it a warm welcome.

Finally the guests asked a local on the porch, “What is with this traveling, little bus? Where does it go?” Clay, a local Long Laker, was exiting to catch the bus himself. He took a moment to clue the visitors in on the secret and he’s over the moon to introduce new people to the Little Bus. He insists they get on the bus and he’ll take them up the street to they can check out the appetizers. The family was appreciative of the hospitality, they raved, “This is the friendliest town we’ve ever been in. You are the nicest people.”

The options for the little bus are easy. Call the number, make sure you know where you are and you’ll be picked up. Riders can take it anywhere within town limits. It can hop from the skating rink, to the town beach to all the businesses in between and even your grandparents house on Kickerville Lane.

Ride the Little Bus and enjoy all the options without the burden of driving. Yes, its free and yes you can call it and the driver will pick you up at your home or lodging. New number for 2016 is 518-323-5001 Bring the whole family, invite friends, have a Long Lake Family reunion for New Years Eve. We promise, it will be an evening you’ll never soon forget.

If you need a place for the kids, look no further than the Geiger Arena. Movies, Wii Games, wifi and skating and sledding until 10pm. The kids can go by the Little Bus and they’ll get to their destination safely. Bobby will be serving up pizza, drinks, hot chocolate and pizza.

Polar Plunge is a tricked out time to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Polar Plunge is a tricked out time to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Stay for a few nights and round out the stay with the Polar Bear Plunge on January 2nd, 2016. It’s an experience unto itself. Singles and Teams dress up in fun costumes and leap into the frosty waters of Long Lake on their mission to support The Wounded Warrior project. The banter from MC Peter Michael Marino will have you on the floor (or the sand and / or snow – because we’re on a beach) This is the 4th year for the Long Lake event and the goal is to raise $4000 to make Long Lake’s Donation total over the last four years exceed $20,000.

We hope you consider making Long Lake your destination for New Years Eve and stay a little longer after that!

For other activities look no further than a stop at iconic Adirondack landmark, Hoss’s Country Corner. Check out newly opened Adk Growl and Grub (located behind Hoss’s), grab a panini at the ADK Trading Post, a Reiki Session with Dina Kennedy and a nice bottle of speciality wine from Ali Babas Liquors. And then there’s plenty to do, drive around and explore our region, you’ll never know what you find around the corner.

Idea!  Selfies at the LL Town Beach Gazebo #mylonglake

Idea! Selfies at the LL Town Beach Gazebo #mylonglake

Idea! Selfies at the LL Town Beach Gazebo #mylonglake[/caption]
Seek your experiences with a selfie at Buttermilk Falls or in front of the Holiday Gazebo at the Long Lake Town Beach.

Lodging Available
Shamrock Motel & Cottages 518.624.3861 – Incredible lake views, serene sunsets and a place to call your home away from home.
Adirondack Hotel 518.624.4700. Offering hotel rooms, suites, and an appealing variety at this historic Adirondack hotel.
Journey’s End. 518-624.5381 Private winterized cabin with full kitchen available with incredible views of Long Lake. Loft space, room for the entire family.

Post written by Alexandra Roalsvig. Alex is the Long Lake Tourism Director in charge of Parks & Recreation. She’s a native Long Laker having returned home after a 20 year stint in New York City and New Jersey. She’s married, raising two kids and hosting a foreign exchange student for the academic year. When she’s not feeding her dog, kitten and family, she’s taking photos and spending a lot of time admiring the view of the lake and mountains. You will find her spending lots of time on facebook, instagram and twitter planning events, taking care of the people and making sure everyone coming to Long Lake has a memorable time.

For more information about our events or lodgings, call us at 518.624.3077 or email us if its after hours!

Long Lake Gears up for Cold Weather Fun

The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department announces a vibrant winter season filled with events aimed to please the entire family.

Say goodbye to all the Mayan Prophecies with the season kick off on December 29th, 2012. Yes, if the world doesn’t actually end, we’ll still be here and we’re having a Polar Bear Plunge to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Join the wild, adventurous, and hearty Long Lake Fire Department, Long Lake Rescue Squad and volunteer teams for a brand new event to finish off 2012! Plungers are invited to take pledges and raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Everyone over age 18 can participate, but you have to fill out forms and sign up by contacting 518-624-3077 for more information. It will be a crazy event, so get in on the first year so 20 years when you’re in your rocking chair you can tell all the grandkids… “I was at the very first one!” All plungers will have their blood pressure tested before the event to ensure the safety of all, but the plungers are going in at their own risk! See if they have enough guts to withstand the frosty cold icy waters of Long Lake! Don’t want to plunge, we need cheerleaders so come on down! You won’t believe what you see!


Ring in the New Year in Long Lake. The Long Lake Little Bus provides free transportation to all ages starting at 5pm. Kids ages 10 and up can go the the Geiger Arena for a Pizza, and Skating party. Adults can enjoy a leisurely meal out at the Cellar Restaurant and Pub 518.624.5539, the Adirondack Hotel 518.624.4700 or the Long Lake Diner/Owl’s Head Pub call ahead 518.624.3941. Locals say, be spontaneous and have your very own family reunion and ring in 2013 with a winter backdrop! Celebrating in Long Lake is memorable, and filled with great ways to dance your socks off!

Other events slated for 2013, Ice Fest returns on January 11th and 12th! On-lookers will enjoy hot toddy’s, ice installations and silly games at each location! Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake and local businesses.

Did someone say BACON? Ladies get ready for the Annual Ladies Frying Pan Toss at the Long Lake Winter Carnival on Saturday, January 19th. You have no excuse not to put that sled, snowmobile or all the winter gear on the trailer and come on up for one of the most fun events of the season. Get to know Long Lake and feel like a local! We promise, we’re nice! Broomball, Snowmobile Parade, Cardboard Sledding Box Race, Free ice skating all day, Fireworks! Long Lake is an escape from the noise and drudgery of the real world and we know because we live here! Once you experience the Winter Carnival you’ll be making it the family tradition for years to come, you’ll probably be looking at real estate before you’re done.

The Long Lake Little Bus rolls ALL DAY, starting at noon. That means FREE TRANSPORTATION. Leave the car at home, we’ll drive for you! Book your room today! Lodgings from The Shamrock Motel 518.624.3861, The Adirondack Hotel, 518.624.4700 Akuna Matada, 518.624.6430, Brook Camp 518.624.4234, Lake Side Cottage 518.624.9806 and the Corner Motel 518.624.3571 are adding extra blankets getting ready to welcome you for your long weekend stay! X-C skiers, snowmobiliers, birders, extreme recreational hiking enthusiasts, take a break and come to Mt. Sabattis!

You forgot something? Don’t worry, we have stores, really we do! Take the Little Bus out on the town and visit our array of stores to buy some new socks, Moonshine, a souvenir or a make a pit stop at one of our eateries to warm up with a cup of soup or hot chocolate if ya need it! (shhh… its a secret!) But we promise, you won’t forget the fun you had in a remarkable Winter Wonder Land. You don’t have to leave Mt. Sabattis (if you don’t want to miss anything) because the Long Lake Fire Department serves up hot, delicious yummy treats all day. Fireworks at 6:30pm and then it’s time to hit the town for a meal and a safe ride home! Bring the whole family!

Kick off of the Adirondack Cardboard Sled Racing Circuit. If ya race your Cardboard Box this winter season in Long Lake, Indian Lake, Inlet and Old Forge – you get something special (ok we’re still working on what that is, but participant is eligible for a super cool trophy – so call us and we’ll tell you all about it!)

So many events to post, you’ll have to check back in and find out more!

Stay tuned for more announcements!

Ride the Bus

The Long Lake New Years Ring In The New Decade Safety First Bus will be picking up passengers all over Long Lake. 

Anytime of the Year... Long Lake Rocks

Please call 624-3077 x 13 to reserve your ride.  Leave a return phone number and the number of peeps in the posse and exactly where you are. Remember if you have a large party of peeps encourage everyone to be ready in a timely fashion… we have one bus and a lot of square footage to cover so efficiency and fun are the hallmarks of our bus service.    Celebrate New Years Safely… no questions asked!  Go out to dinner, visit a friend, hey ask the bus to stop at the Long Lake Lights Show at Bill Ellick’s house… why not?

It is a blue moon tonight too.. so don’t forget to LOOK UP!

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